The big fella has occasion to be away for a training course, so bring on the mope. Apollo doesn’t much care, as long as someone is home and his food dish gets refilled.
Oh, that reminds me: I asked this question on Ravelry’s greyhound forum. Does anyone have experience with corns on their hound’s paw pads? Sabrina has developed this little abrasion on her pad and she is very slow walking on the rough pavement on a parking lot we cross on our daily walks:
Last night I mixed up some cookie dough. I had been wanting to try this recipe for a while. That link takes you to the article with the yummy pic, and this takes you to the actual recipe. It requires the dough to be chilled at least 24 hours. Late this afternoon I baked it off.
I liked the recipe, the resulting cookies are good (big!). I didn’t have access to any of Jacques Torres’ disks or fèves, instead I chopped up three 100 g Lindt dark chocolate bars. Yummy, but the problem with that was that minute little chocolate shavings got into the dough, so it’s not as esthetically pleasing as the ones in the NY Times photo. Still tastes damn good, though.
Hmm, I’ve been doing house work, laundry, etc. and it seems very little knitting. I keep working on the body of the FLS but it doesn’t seem to grow. I probably could do another five repeats of the gull wing lace pattern and then maybe it will be close to the right length. I’m going to settle in to knit right away here and hopefully good progress will be made.